Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Altura Credit Union
Location: Los Angeles
Member Since: 2017
Wade Pyun is the Chief Legal Officer for Altura Credit Union, a financial institution based in Riverside, California, that manages $2.2 billion in assets and serves over 150,000 members. Prior to joining Altura, Wade worked in various leadership roles, including Senior Corporate Counsel at U.S. Bank. His previous experience also includes advising the California state legislature on policy matters involving consumer protection laws and regulations. Wade is the current President of the Asian Pacific American Lawyers of the Inland Empire, and a past president of the Orange County Korean American Bar Association. He also serves on advisory boards for the Association of Corporate Counsel – Southern California, the International Association of Korean Lawyers, and the Koreatown Youth and Community Center. He previously served on the Orange County Executive Advisory Council for Asian Americans Advancing Justice. Wade is frequently featured as a speaker at regional and national banking conferences, and he has served on policy steering and advocacy committees for the California Bankers Association and the Mortgage Bankers Association. Wade earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in English literature from Stanford University, and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.